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The 'Schemes' Of Piero De' Pazzi And The Conflict With The Medici (1461–2), Oren J. Margolis, Brian Maxson Oct 2015

The 'Schemes' Of Piero De' Pazzi And The Conflict With The Medici (1461–2), Oren J. Margolis, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

This article opens up an important but overlooked chapter in the political and diplomatic history of Florence, as well as that of fifteenth-century Franco-Italian relations more broadly. In late 1461, the city of Florence elected ambassadors to go to France to congratulate King Louis XI on his accession to the throne. Intended as a purely ceremonial mission, the Florentine diplomat Piero de' Pazzi ignored his commission and pursued policies that explicitly promoted French interests in Italy. By doing so, Piero sought to improve the standing of his own family, both domestically and abroad, at the expense of the Medici regime ...


Social Movements Of The 1960s, Steve Brantley, Ann Brownson, Todd Bruns Jul 2015

Social Movements Of The 1960s, Steve Brantley, Ann Brownson, Todd Bruns

Todd A. Bruns

The 1960s were a decade of great social change across the nation. Many different segments of society, discriminated against because of their race, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status, found a voice to protest their unfair treatment, often modeling their struggle on the successful civil rights movement of African Americans. This exhibit showcases several related but distinct social movements. Curators: Steve Brantley, Ann Brownson and Todd Bruns


Lon Hammonds At Camp Sychar Circa 1900, Ric Sheffield Jun 2015

Lon Hammonds At Camp Sychar Circa 1900, Ric Sheffield

Ric Sheffield

photo of Lon Hammonds and co-workers at Camp Sychar